JOHN F. MOONEY, JR., LT, USNR

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Mooney, Jr. '35

Date of birth: January 3, 1913

Date of death: July 6, 1943

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1935 Lucky Bag:

Loss

John was lost when USS Helena (CL 50) was sunk on July 6, 1943 by multiple torpedoes in the Battle of Kula Gulf.

His mother was listed as next of kin.

It's not clear when he left or re-entered the service.


Class of 1935

John is one of 56 members of the Class of 1935 in Memorial Hall.